Post Tagged with: "energy"

Energy Power Systems’ smart chemistry fetches higher power, longer life at standard AGM battery’s cost

Energy Power Systems’ smart chemistry fetches higher power, longer life at standard AGM battery’s cost

Text & Photos: T Murrali Foreseeing opportunities beyond where lead-acid chemistry was being used, the Michigan based Energy Power Systems (EPS) has achieved a breakthrough in developing a new class of batteries – Power, Life Multiplied (PLM). Based on lead acid chemistry and modified microstructure and morphology of the active materials, novel electrode/battery design and having a single cavity for multiple cells[Read More…]

by January 26, 2015 Special Report, Web Exclusive
Synthetic lubricants offer energy efficiency, contain emissions: Shell

Synthetic lubricants offer energy efficiency, contain emissions: Shell

Text & Photos: J Srikant India is a fast growing economy with manufacturing all set to lead this growth. The new initiative of ‘Make in India’ proposed by the Indian Prime Minister himself, is only going to hasten this growth. This opens up a huge opportunity for the lubricants industry and, according to Shell, synthetics will play an ever-so-important role.[Read More…]

by January 8, 2015 Special Report, Web Exclusive
Energy Saving: Proactive or Reactive?

Energy Saving: Proactive or Reactive?

T Murrali With rising competition coupled with ever increasing operating cost the challenge for any component manufacturer to stay afloat is to contain the cost of manufacturing. This is gaining significance since these issues directly hit the bottom line and may even pave the way for organisations to exit the business. However, options to contain variable costs are falling due[Read More…]

by July 28, 2014 Cover Story

The Volkswagen environmental program “Think Blue. Factory.” wins the National Energy Globe Award Germany

The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand wins the National Energy Globe Award Germany for its holistic environmental program “Think Blue. Factory.” Earning particular recognition was its eco-friendly use of resources in production. With the Austrian Energy Globe Foundation as its patron, the award allows outstanding projects from all over the world with a focus on conserving resources, energy efficiency and using[Read More…]

by July 10, 2014 Globescan, News, OEM, Web Exclusive
Wireless charging of electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles

Wireless charging of electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles

One of the next steps on the way to perfect electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles is wireless charging. Daimler and BMW have now agreed on jointly developing and implementing one common technology. Wireless charging of the battery will make the handling of electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles even easier. Mercedes-Benz will commence fleet testing of this “unplugged” technology with[Read More…]

Volkswagen Pune plant ‘Think Blue’ strengthens environment commitment

Volkswagen’s ‘Think Blue,’ a holistic approach to vehicle production focuses on creating environmental friendly products and solutions, contributing to a sustainable future. Volkswagen Group has over 25 models in India produced from two plants – Pune and Aurangabad. The Pune plant has a manufacturing capacity of 150,000 cars per year, currently manufacturing the Polo, Vento and ŠKODA Rapid. Mahesh Kodumudi,[Read More…]

by March 12, 2014 News, OEM, Web Exclusive